National Seminar Daily Schedule

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Following is the General Event Schedule. Please see the individual daily schedules for breakdown of class sessions. Event schedule is subject to change without notice.

 

Tuesday, July 16

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Leadership Luncheon
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Area Leadership/National Board Meeting
6:00 PM All Star Auditions
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Registration Open/Welcome Reception

Wednesday, July 17

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Session 1 
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break – Shopping HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Session 2 
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM HIC Shopping & Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Welcome Concert – Twin Cities Bronze
1:45 PM – 4:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Session 3 
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Shopping HIC Exhibits
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM Session 4
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM Opening Concert – Houston Chamber Ringers
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM HIC Happy Hour Shopathon

Thursday, July 18

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Session 5
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Registration
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break – Shopping HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Session 6
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Shop at HIC Exhibits – Lunch (on your own)
12:00 PM – 1:45 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Concert – Quadrants
1:45 PM – 5:20 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Session 7
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Shopping HIC Exhibits
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM Session 8
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM Concert – Virginia Bronze
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM rINg Reception (by invitation only)
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal

Friday, July 19

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM HIC Breakfast and Business Meeting (by invitation only)
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Session 9
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
10:15 AM – 1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break – Shopping HIC Exhibits
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Session 10
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Shop at HIC Exhibits – Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Concert – Timbre
1:45 PM – 5:45 PM HIC Exhibits Open
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Session 11
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Shopping HIC Exhibits 
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Session 12
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Gala Banquet
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Gala Concert – Rezound! Handbell Ensemble

Saturday, July 20

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Desk Open
8:00 AM – 1:30 PM HIC Exhibits Open
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Session 13 – Distinctly Teen Rehearsal
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break   
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Session 14 – All Star Dress Rehearsal
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Shopping at HIC Exhibits & Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM All Stars/Distinctly Teen Concert
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM Session 15
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Break
4:30 PM – 5:45 PM Session 16
5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Farewell Reception
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Closing Concert – Strikepoint & Bells of the Lakes

 

News & Announcements

Event Schedules

General Event Schedule
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Pre-registration is required for all Seminar classes. To help you plan which classes you wish to take before completing the online registration process, you may download and fill out the following Personal Event Schedule Planner.

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Use of Tablets to Hold Music

Handbell Musicians of America is committed to upholding the copyright laws of the United States and protecting the rights of our publishers, arrangers and composers.  If you wish to use a tablet computer to hold your music in place of standard paper copies on a music stand, you must contact the publisher of each piece of music to first obtain permission to convert a purchased piece of music to the format required for the tablet you are using.  Copies of the written permission received from publishers must be presented on request from the event organizer, event chair, or Handbell Musicians of America staff. Permission from a publisher for one piece does not imply permission for other songs from the same publisher.  The title of each song used in this format must be included in the written permission received. Attendee should also have legally purchased copies of all music with them for verification.